NOTAM Number: FDC 7/2732
Issue Date: February 08, 2007 at 1602 UTC
Location: Ely, Minnesota
Beginning Date and Time: February 09, 2007 at 1530 UTC
Ending Date and Time: February 09, 2007 at 1645 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Due to blasting activity at Babbitt Mining
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Minneapolis (ZMP) Center, 651-463-5580
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/2771
Issue Date: February 08, 2007 at 1810 UTC
Location: Cayo Lobo, Culebra Island, Puerto Rico
Beginning Date and Time: February 09, 2007 at 1300 UTC
Ending Date and Time: February 09, 2007 at 1800 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: For ordinance disposal
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: San Juan (ZSU) CERAP, 787-253-8664
Offering 'Air Taxi' Service In DC Metropolitan Area
Stealing a march on the many companies lining up to provide
so-called "air taxi" service using the upcoming crop of very light
jets, start-up charter company Open Air, based out of Montgomery
County Airpark (GAI) in Gaithersburg, MD, told ANN Wednesday it's
now doing so... just not with jets.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 02.08.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.08.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- A NEW General Aviation Airport:
02.08.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Houston Executive
Airport's Andy Perry.)
ANN REALTIME REPORTING 02.08.07 08:30 EST: Just
one day after a fourth US military helo went down in Iraq in less
than three weeks, officials have confirmed a second civilian
chopper went down last week south of Baghdad.
The widow of US Navy Lieutenant Nathan Dennis White, killed by
friendly fire while piloting an F/A-18 aircraft west of Karbala,
Iraq, in April 2003, filed a law suit Tuesday against Raytheon
Company, manufacturer of the patriot missile that shot down his
Suggests FAA Should Treat All Regulated Mechanics The Same
ANN has learned the Aircraft Electronics Association has
responded to the FAA's request for public comment regarding the air
agency's proposal to increase the Inspection Authorization renewal
period to two years. Although AEA agrees with the FAA's proposal,
it nonetheless offered comments to the FAA... just not about
the IA renewal period.
One day after shuttle astronaut Lisa Nowak was charged with
attempted murder, officials at NASA held a press conference to
announce the agency will review its psychological
screening process for astronauts.
New House Speaker Says She Needs Nonstop Transcontinental
Washington lawmakers are steamed over the Bush administration's
plans to provide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with access to an Air
Force passenger jet. The reasons go beyond the usual political
wrangling and rhetoric, however... or at least, so they
Will Donate 20 Hours Flying Time Per Member For Mercy
Fractional ownership program iFly tells ANN it aims to donate
hundreds of hours in its fleet of Columbia 350s each year in an
effort to shrink the distance between those in need and medical
care they require often hundreds of miles away.
TAI To Build F-35 Center Fuselages -- Up To $3 Billion
ANN has learned Northrop Grumman ISS International (NGISS) has
signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Tusas Aerospace Industries of
Turkey (TAI) to build F-35 center fuselage assemblies under the
Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.
Company Developing Innovative Answers For GA's #1 Killer
For years the FAA has contended the leading causes of general
aviation fatal accidents are related to weather and loss of
control. When an unskilled (or skilled, but non-proficient) pilot
flies VFR into IMC, the (usually) inevitable loss of control is the
direct result of what the experts call spatial disorientation (SD)
-- an inability to determine the aircraft's attitude in relation to
Aero-News has learned Premier Aircraft, LLC was recently awarded
an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Falcon 50-4
Performance Upgrade, which the company states allows operators
significantly improved range, payload, speeds and
Phone Conversation Between Tower Intern, AFSS Dispatch
A brief audio tape released this week shows the confusion
present in the control tower at Martha's Vineyard Airport the night
of July 16, 1999 -- when a Piper Saratoga II piloted by John F.
Kennedy, Jr. crashed.
"We have humans in space right now. We need to stay
focused on it to be sure we do it right."
Source: Johnson Space Center deputy director
Robert Cabana, in a joint NASA press conference held one day after
shuttle astronaut Lisa Nowak was charged with attempted murder.
While noting Nowak has shown no signs of mental instability during
her tenure at the space agency, officials stated NASA will review
its psychological screening process for astronauts.